Reactionaries love it, but country music has a progressive heart | Curio

Reactionaries love it, but country music has a progressive heart

8 mins | Jun 24, 2019

"Sexist, racist, jingoistic and fundamentalist Christian by nature" to mention but a few of the negative stereotypes applied to country musicians and their music. Writing in Aeon magazine, Mark Allan Jackson marvels at these mistaken attributes, using the lyrics of early country musicians to prove the genres altruistic and liberal core.

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From Aeon magazine